“Strikeforce: Challengers 8” results and play-by-play

PORTLAND, Ore. – “Strikeforce – Challengers 8″ takes place this evening at the Rose Garden Arena and will broadcast live on Showtime beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT. Please join us this during the event and share your comments with other MMA fans as ProMMAnow.com provides live results and play-by-play analysis of the fights. … Read more

“Strikeforce: Challengers 8” weigh-in results & photos

PORTLAND, Ore. – Headliners Matt “The Law” Lindland and “King” Kevin Casey, as well as the rest of the “Strikeforce: Challengers 8” fighters, are weighed in and ready to go. The action takes place tonight at the Rose Garden Arena and will air live on Showtime beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT. ProMMAnow.com will … Read more

ProMMAnow.com “Strikeforce: Challengers 8” staff picks

PORTLAND, Ore. – “Strikeforce – Challengers 8” takes place this evening at the Rose Garden Arena and will broadcast live on Showtime beginning at 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT. Please join us this evening and share your comments with other MMA fans as ProMMAnow.com provides live results and play-by-play commentary during tonight’s broadcast. The ProMMAnow.com … Read more

Kevin Casey to face Matt Lindland in Strikeforce Challengers main event May 21 in Portland

Unbeaten “Relentless’’ Roger Bowling To Make STRIKEFORCE Debut Opposite Bobby Voelker NEW YORK (April 22, 2010) – Former Rickson Gracie protégé and highly confident middleweight (185 pounds) “King” Kevin Casey (3-1) of Los Angeles will face the toughest test of his Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) career when he faces former Olympic wrestling silver medalist and MMA … Read more

Matt Lindland returns to the cage in Strikeforce Challengers main event May 21

Tyron Woodley To Battle Nathan Coy, Kerry Vera To Square Off With Julianna Pena Tickets for STRIKEFORCE Challengers Event Go On Sale Friday, April 16; Pre-Sale Begins Wednesday, April 14, via “STRIKEFORCE Insider” PORTLAND (April 12, 2010) –Middleweight (185 pounds) Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) superstar and former Olympic wrestling silver medalist Matt “The Law” Lindland … Read more

MMA Live: 11-25-09

It’s the Thanksgiving edition of MMA Live featuring a recap of last weekend’s UFC 106. Stephan Bonnar joins Jon Anik and Franklin McNeil as they take a look at the winners and losers from the event. Forrest Griffin discusses his win over Tito Ortiz, and Tyron Woodley checks in after his submission victory over Rudy … Read more

Tyron Woodley proves to be an unstoppable force at “Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5” – recap & photos

(PRESS RELEASE) – In an explosive performance, top welterweight (170 pounds) prospect Tyron “T-Wood” Woodley extended his perfect record to 5-0 by submitting battle tested Rudy Bears (13-6) with an arm triangle choke in the first round (2:52), live on SHOWTIME, Friday night in the main event of the STRIKEFORCE Challengers mixed martial arts (MMA) telecast from Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas.

Kerry Vera’s (2-0) Muay Thai skills led her to a brutal first round (3:35) TKO on Kim “Sugar Free” Couture (1-2) in the featured women’s 135 pound matchup.

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“Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5” results & play-by-play commentary

Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5 takes place this evening at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The event, which features a welterweight headliner between undefeated Tyron Woodley and Rudy Bears and a co-main event between Kerry Vera and Kim Couture, airs on Showtime beginning at 10 p.m CT / 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on west coast).

Follow along with us here at ProMMA.info, as we will be providing live results and play-by-play commentary coinciding with the televised portion of the card.

QUICK RESULTS:

MAIN CARD
•Tyron Woodley def. Rudy Bears by submission (arm triangle) Rd 1 (2:52)
•Kerry Vera def. Kim Couture by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (3:35)
•Bobby Voelker def. Erik Apple by TKO (strikes) Rd 2 (1:23)
•Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante def. Aaron Rosa by TKO (punches) Rd 2 (3:25)
•Kevin Casey def. Chad Vance by submission (rear-naked choke) Rd 1 (1:41)

PRELIMINARY CARD
•Lee Gibson def. Joe Wilk by TKO (punches) Rd 1 (4:39)
•Brian Davison def. Russell Patrick TKO (punches) Rd 1 (:29)
•Nick Nolte def. Andrew Walters by submission (triangle) Rd 1 (3:45)
•Darryl Cobb def. Gary Tapasua by split decision Rd 5 (5:00)
•Mike Chandler def. Rich Bouphanouvong TKO (punches) Rd 2 (2:07)
•Lucas Lopes def. Dominic Brown by TKO (punches) Rd 2 (:45)

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“Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5” weigh-in results & photos

Wow, Kerry Vera and Kim "Sugar Free" Couture looking too good.
Photo by: Esther Lin/Strikeforce - Kerry Vera and Kim Couture looking too good.

The weigh-ins for Friday’s Strikeforce – Challengers Series 5 took place today at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The event, which features a welterweight headliner between undefeated Tyron Woodley and Rudy Bears, airs Nov. 20 on Showtime beginning at 10 p.m CT / 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on west coast).

There was only one fighter on the card that did not make weight. Brian Davidson, who is fighting Russel Patrick in a featherweight *145 lbs.) match on the preliminary card, came in weighing 147 lbs. Other than that, everyone was spot on.

Here are the results and photos from today’s weigh-ins:

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